The table below looks at the statistics for vSphere skills in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 28 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vSphere
Rank 82 94 83
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -11
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 11 6 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.96% 0.50% 1.03%
As % of the System Software category 7.64% 4.05% 8.15%
Number of salaries quoted 7 6 11
Median salary £40,000 £36,500 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% +15.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,400 £31,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £42,500 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
vSphere
Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the South Wales region.

System Software Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
144 148 135
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 12.59% 12.45% 12.66%
Number of salaries quoted 123 123 124
Median salary £35,000 £35,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £24,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,000 £45,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of job ads across the South Wales region citing vSphere as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

vSphere Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

vSphere
Salary Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing vSphere across the South Wales region.

vSphere Salary Trend in South Wales

vSphere
Salary Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing vSphere across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 28 May 2016.

vSphere Salary Histogram in South Wales

vSphere
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing vSphere within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 28 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bridgend - 4 - -
Newport +1 3 £60,000 +118.18%
Cardiff -3 3 £35,000 -11.39%
vSphere
Wales

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, IT jobs citing vSphere also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South Wales region with a requirement for vSphere.

1 22 (100.00%) VMware
2 21 (95.45%) Windows
3 18 (81.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (77.27%) Windows Server
4 17 (77.27%) SAN
5 14 (63.64%) Microsoft
6 13 (59.09%) Unix
7 12 (54.55%) ITIL
8 11 (50.00%) Active Directory
9 9 (40.91%) Cisco
9 9 (40.91%) Linux
10 8 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
11 7 (31.82%) Hyper-V
12 6 (27.27%) PowerShell
12 6 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
12 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
12 6 (27.27%) Oracle
12 6 (27.27%) DHCP
12 6 (27.27%) VPN
12 6 (27.27%) DNS
12 6 (27.27%) HP
13 5 (22.73%) Citrix
13 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Certification
13 5 (22.73%) Oracle Certification
13 5 (22.73%) Avaya
13 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
13 5 (22.73%) MS Excel
13 5 (22.73%) MS Exchange
13 5 (22.73%) Firewall
13 5 (22.73%) NetBackup

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (22.73%) MS Exchange
2 2 (9.09%) JBoss
3 1 (4.55%) Apache
3 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (22.73%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.64%) Office 365
2 1 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (77.27%) SAN
2 6 (27.27%) DHCP
2 6 (27.27%) DNS
2 6 (27.27%) VPN
3 5 (22.73%) Firewall
4 4 (18.18%) IP Telephony
4 4 (18.18%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (13.64%) TCP/IP
6 1 (4.55%) NAS
6 1 (4.55%) VLAN
6 1 (4.55%) VoIP
6 1 (4.55%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.64%) MySQL
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 4 (18.18%) Finance
1 4 (18.18%) Financial Institution
1 4 (18.18%) Local Government
2 2 (9.09%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 5 (22.73%) Administrator
1 5 (22.73%) Systems Administrator
2 4 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) IT Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) IT Manager
3 3 (13.64%) VMware Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Windows Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (9.09%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) IT Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Virtualisation Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Applications Specialist
5 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Service Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Services Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (18.18%) CGI
2 2 (9.09%) COM
3 1 (4.55%) Apache Flex
3 1 (4.55%) HTML
3 1 (4.55%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (18.18%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 21 (95.45%) Windows
2 17 (77.27%) Windows Server
3 13 (59.09%) Unix
4 9 (40.91%) Linux
5 8 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (4.55%) Windows 8
7 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (54.55%) ITIL
2 5 (22.73%) Problem Management
3 4 (18.18%) Coaching
3 4 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (18.18%) Performance Management
3 4 (18.18%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (18.18%) Service Management
4 3 (13.64%) People Management
4 3 (13.64%) PRINCE2
5 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.55%) Automation Testing
5 1 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (4.55%) DevOps
5 1 (4.55%) Mentoring
5 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (27.27%) PowerShell
2 3 (13.64%) SQL
3 2 (9.09%) Python
4 1 (4.55%) Java
4 1 (4.55%) Perl
4 1 (4.55%) Shell Script
4 1 (4.55%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (22.73%) Oracle Certification
1 5 (22.73%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) MCITP
2 1 (4.55%) MCSE
2 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 18 (81.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 7 (31.82%) Hyper-V
4 5 (22.73%) vCloud
4 5 (22.73%) XenDesktop
4 5 (22.73%) XenServer
5 4 (18.18%) MetaFrame
5 4 (18.18%) Terminal Services
6 3 (13.64%) VMware ESX
7 2 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (4.55%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 5 (22.73%) Backup Exec
1 5 (22.73%) HP Data Protector
1 5 (22.73%) NetBackup
2 4 (18.18%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (4.55%) CA Spectrum
3 1 (4.55%) Nagios
3 1 (4.55%) OpenView
3 1 (4.55%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (4.55%) ThinApp
3 1 (4.55%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 22 (100.00%) VMware
2 14 (63.64%) Microsoft
3 9 (40.91%) Cisco
4 6 (27.27%) HP
4 6 (27.27%) Oracle
5 5 (22.73%) Avaya
5 5 (22.73%) Citrix
5 5 (22.73%) Red Hat
5 5 (22.73%) Remedy
5 5 (22.73%) Symantec
6 1 (4.55%) CA
6 1 (4.55%) F5
6 1 (4.55%) IBM
6 1 (4.55%) Juniper
6 1 (4.55%) Riverbed
6 1 (4.55%) SolarWinds
6 1 (4.55%) Verint